For 72 years, TIME named a Man of the Year. In 1999, they changed it to Person of the Year. Even then, only 11 women made the cover. This year, TIME created 89 new covers to recognize women who have defined the past century.
Immigrants and refugees often do not have access to local news—and central Ohio teen Saideepika Rayala created a solution.
The launch of Disney+ raised a critical question: To what extent can a multinational conglomerate further social equality when it has so much prejudice in its past? (And why isn’t “The Proud Family” available to stream?)
Have we done enough to tear back the tarpaulin on the facts, in front of our eyes, that we have allowed lives to be ranked into the valued and the less valued, the precious and the not? Have we reported effectively, yet, on how we have permitted unimaginable luxury and comfort to pile up on the one side, and poison and peril to rain down on the other? And have we given anyone any clear ideas about how might live together differently in happier relationships with each other and planet earth?
When TV comedies like Shrill tackle abortion, they do away with the drama.
Uncoordinated and overzealous documentation of the horrific violence Rohingya women have suffered harms both accountability efforts and the well-being of survivors.
What will it take for news organizations to realize women’s voices matter? It’s the question resounding in the wake of new research from the Women’s Media Center which found that, across all platforms, men receive 63 percent of bylines and credits, and women receive only 37 percent.
Bill Shine, a now-disgraced former Fox News executive who assisted in covering-up sex crimes at the network, is now the White House deputy chief of staff for communications.
A new report by the Women’s Media Center finds that women of color represent just 7.95 percent of print newsroom staff, 12.6 percent of local TV news staff and 6.2 percent of local radio staff in the U.S.
The message of a new study is clear: If we want to foster robust conversations about national policy, we need to continue to support independent news outlets.